As I wrote about before, my mother gets a little antsy when too much time passes without photos of her grandson. I expect that my mother-in-law feels the same, but she’s too polite to actually say anything.
So for all the grandmothers out there (and the rest of Per Christian’s fan club), here are some highlights from his world recently. He’s about to celebrate his second birthday on Saturday – we wish you could all be here!
Ski holiday in Austria (Farmor was present, Gran missed out…)
Per Christian’s recent obsession with coloring (screaming “TEGNE! TEGNE!” was obviously learned at his Norwegian barnehagen)
Per Christian’s #2 obsession – this little mini stroller (girls probably put dolls in their strollers, our son rolls balls around in his. Go figure.)
Out walking with Pappa
We asked Pappa for a new puppy, but he said no (which is only moderately untrue…)
Finally playing with the one IKEA toy seen at every play area ever invented
Hiking to Roque Noble
My handsome boys
Chillin’ on the terrace with Pappa
I finally own one photograph with my son actually looking at the camera
Time for another haircut!
Enjoying the Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas
Penny for your thoughts….?
Per Christian ran up and down this beach all morning – the boy has running legs of steel!
The Svendsen family is finally – finally! – taking a two-week holiday off the island. We’re heading back to our old Oslo stomping grounds, then on to Bratislava for some much-needed time with dear friends.
We’ll be offline while we travel, so here are some recent photos of our full-fledged Fidel to tide everyone over until our return.
Old enough now to enjoy our neighborhood park…
… and crazy about cars at our local shopping centre:
Braving the heat in the pool at Pappa’s hotel…
… and also in the sea:
I hand-on-the-bible promise this was Per Christian’s own idea:
Keepin’ it cool in Gran Canaria:
See you all again in a few weeks!